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Old 12-20-2008
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Originally Posted by Ray_Welder View Post
I need to do this to mine, I baby mine to much to be getting rid of carbon. I usually dont go over 2000-2100, unless I need to get up and go faster then I might reach 3500 at most. I've been kind of scared to do it because it has so many miles, But I think I'll do it now.
lol mine hits at least 5 once a week. I drive it normally pretty much all the time though. I need to try some of this motorcraft stuff, kind of hard to hammer on it now with MT's
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Old 12-21-2008
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Originally Posted by htjunkie View Post
No problem Wayne. I'm just wondering if it will do any good to do my truck, since I just had the new heads installed this year.
most areas that have the build up would have been cleaned/replaced with the cylinder head work.

To me, the time to do this would be in conjuction with a plug change. Its seems the mileage increment for doing it would be similar.

I did my wifes 03 Thunderbird over the weekend. It was a lot different than the 6 cylinder on my truck. It injested 1/2 a can. I let it sit for 20 minutes, then started it up and put the rest of the can in.

I asked my wife to go drive it hard 3 miles down the road, then come back.

No smoke until after she backed up, turned right out of the driveway, then mashed the gas pedal. She left an 1/8 mile trail of smoke. lol. My truck was smoking hard while at idle.

Not sure the reason for the difference. The thunderbird gets "hammered" more than the truck so there may be less carbon in there. Not sure.

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Old 12-25-2008
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As i said in my other thread.

I've seafoamed my truck w/ no result but some smoke, yesterday I went to visit Wayne and we put some of this PM-3 into my truck and the horrid tick is gone!
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Old 01-07-2009
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ok i just done my oil change recently and i wanna try this stuff out. Has anyone done it and not changed their oil?
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Old 01-07-2009
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i did on two trucks, youll be ok...if you do it 3 times like the tsb says, change it
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Old 01-07-2009
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im gonna pickup a can tomarrow instead of seafoam !
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I'll be ordering this when I order my roller rockers :D
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Old 01-07-2009
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does it improve mpg or just clean carbon?
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